Rumors: December 2008 Archives

Peavy Deal Dead

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Kevin Towers just announced that the Peavy deal is dead. He said that Jim Hendry said he's got other things going on. I can't say I'm surprised about this. Why is it the Cubs seem to get involved in trade rumors that last months and then fall through (Brian Roberts)? Who knows what this means but I'm hoping that it means JH has something bigger and better planned...possibly another run at Brian Roberts.

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Spring Training Sale

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According to a report on the Chicago Tribune website, the Cubs expect to complete the sale of the team by or during spring training.

My feeling is if they are that close to completing the sale, the owners who have submitted a bid have granted permission to elevate the payroll, going for Peavy as well as a lefty bat that we need.

Sadly, this obviously this officially eliminates Mark Cuban as he was not part of the bids that were submitted.

http://www.chicagotribune.com/sports/baseball/cubs/chi-06-chicago-cubs-sale,0,5641018.story

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